Data Storage Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Data Storage Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 12.2%

The Data Storage Services industry has performed well over the past five years, primarily due to growing internet traffic, the increasing prominence of cloud computing and the rising number of businesses outsourcing data storage. Cloud computing has reduced companies' storage and computing costs, as capacity can be easily scaled up or down depending on demand. In contrast, firms that maintain servers in-house incur considerable capital expenditure and utilities costs. As a result, demand for outsourced data storage services has grown over the past five years. This trend has supported industry firms, with revenue anticipated to expand at an annualised 12.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.5 billion. Revenue is projected to grow by 6.3% over...
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Data Storage Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Data Storage Services industry is forecast to continue growing its revenue over the next five years, supported by increased data usage and demand for cloud storage solutions. Businesses are becoming more comfortable outsourcing their data management requirements, and more aware of the potential savings in switching from an in-house server. Industry revenue is anticipated to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Profit margins are also projected to increase over the next five years as new data centres are developed and existing operations expand. The completion of the NBN rollout will greatly enhance the value associated with data storage applications. Data storage services provide remote access to comput...
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Data Storage Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,028
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,047

Biggest companies in the Data Storage Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Data Storage Services in Australia industry include Amazon Corporate Services Pty Ltd, Equinix Australia Pty Limited, NEXTDC Limited, IBM A/NZ Holdings Pty Limited and Global Switch Australia Holdings Pty Limited.

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What is Data Storage Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies mainly provide electronic information storage and retrieval services. The industry provides electronic information storage, such as cloud services, which enable third parties to upload, download, back up and access files and systems over the internet. The industry excludes web hosting services, which primarily provide access to information stored on the internet as a means to disseminate information.

Industry Products and Services

  • Co-location storage
  • Cloud storage
  • Managed storage
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Computer data physical storage and retrieval services
  • Electronic information physical storage and retrieval services
  • Data centre operation and management

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies mainly provide electronic information storage and retrieval services. The industry provides electronic information storage, such as cloud services, which enable third parties to upload, download, back up and access files and systems over the internet. The industry excludes web hosting services, which primarily provide access to information stored on the internet as a means to disseminate information.

Main Activities

  • Computer data physical storage and retrieval services
  • Electronic information physical storage and retrieval services
  • Data centre operation and management

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Increased capital expenditure on computer software boosts demand for data storage services, particularly as computer software shifts towards online cloud ...
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Capital expenditure on computer software
Demand from information media and telecommunications
Capital expenditure by the public sector
Internet subscribers

Current Performance

Cloud computing
Security concerns
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

High competition
Legislation
Energy efficiency
 Table: Data Storage Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Data Storage Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Public Administration and Safety
Finance in Australia
Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Wired Telecommunications Network Operation in Australia





Products & Services

The Data Storage Services industry provides a range of data storage services, including various physical and cloud storage options. Due to the diversity o...
Finance and insurance firms
Governments
Other markets
Manufacturing companies


Demand Determinants

The industry's main demand determinants are internet traffic volumes and the amount of data generated by consumers and enterprises. As the amount of data ...
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Major Markets

Finance and insurance firms
Governments
Other markets
Manufacturing companies



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Data Storage Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Data Storage Services industry has a moderate market share concentration, with the industry's four largest players are expected to account for just ov...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Data Storage Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Data Storage Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Amazon Corporate Services Pty Ltd is a foreign-owned private company that provides data hosting and other support services. The company has over 250 staff...
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Amazon Corporate Services

 Table: Amazon Corporate Services - financial performance

Equinix

 Table: Equinix - financial performance

NEXTDC

 Table: NEXTDC - financial performance

IBM A/NZ Holdings

 Table: IBM A/NZ Holdings - financial performance

Global Switch

 Table: Global Switch - financial performance

Capital Intensity

Capital intensity in the industry is high. For every dollar spent on labour, an estimated $2.72 will be spent on capital expenses in 2018-19. Data centres...
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 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Data Storage Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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